There are 12 ways to get from Netherlands to Scotland by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Edinburgh  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

$56 - $199

Cheapest option

Fly Eindhoven to Edinburgh  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Edinburgh (EDI) EIN - EDI

$41 - $239

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Fly Amsterdam to Glasgow  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Glasgow (GLA) AMS - GLA

$60 - $226

Fly Amsterdam to Aberdeen  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) AMS - ABZ

$87 - $237

Fly Amsterdam to Inverness  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Inverness (INV) AMS - INV

$82 - $307

Train to Brussels, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRU - EDI

$78 - $282

Fly Amsterdam to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Newcastle (NCL) AMS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$85 - $342

Train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$326 - $668

Bus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$60 - $164

Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow

$60 - $246

Train, bus  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Lelylaan to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland

$75 - $112

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

$329 - $404

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Scotland is to bus which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Scotland is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat and arriving at Glasgow via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands station to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Glasgow Central via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Scotland is 792 km.

The best way to get from Netherlands to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 9 h 50 min and costs 270€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Netherlands to Scotland, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Scotland bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 495.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Netherlands and Scotland?

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London St. Pancras International and London Euston in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Aberdeen via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Lelylaan to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170

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